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Ace Kim | September 3rd, 2014 | DC Universe, LEGO Super Heroes, News

Neoape Posts Comic Con Batmobile Instructions

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By way of Brickstar on YouTube, neoape has painstakingly taken screen shots from his video of every step of the instruction manual from the San Diego Comic Con Batmobile set. You can get the Batman and Robin minifigures from LEGO Juniors 10672 Batman: Defend the Bat Cave and, according to the article, a good number of parts from LEGO City 60007 High Speed Chase . Obviously you’ll have to source the rest of the parts from your own collection or other places like Bricklink or LEGO’s part ordering system. The only thing you don’t get is the packaging. The post over at neoape has pictures of the parts list.

Thanks to ninnymuggins murphquake for the tip.

[SDCC] LEGO’s Exclusive Minifigure Giveaway Recap

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Another year and another San Diego Comic Con under our collective belts. I am more or less fully recovered from my trip and decompressed enough to gather my thoughts on how LEGO handled their minifigure giveaway this year. I’ll only be talking about the minifigure giveaway and not the exclusive sets that were for sale. That will be in another post which you probably won’t want to miss.

So this year, LEGO did something they’ve never done before and actually put out information early on how the queueing process would be handled. There would be a line upstairs away from the exhibit hall floor. Attendee badges would be scanned and fans would walk up to an iPad where there was a custom built app and a single “Play” button. Press the button and you had a 50/50 chance on winning that day’s exclusive minifigure. If you lost, you would walk down what I affectionately call Loser’s Lane and if you won, you would walk over and pick up your figure right then and there. And how did it go? Fantastically! It went so smoothly and efficiently that I almost forgot how bad it was the previous years. I really have to tip my hat to the events team that planned it this year as they addressed every major problem from years past and created a non-riotous, almost enjoyable experience.

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Ace Kim | July 28th, 2014 | LEGO Star Wars, News

[SDCC] More Images of 75084 Wookiee Gunship

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LEGO Star Wars sets for January 2015 is shaping up to be a Rebels push as SDCC debuted the model for 75084 Wookiee Gunship. For seventy ($69.99) of your hard earned dollars, you’ll get a 570 piece model with four minifigs, three of which are Wookies. There is a sled / gunner’s station that fits into the cargo hold of the gunship and two cockpits up front. This set seems like such a derivative of the Republic Gunship that it’s hard for me get excited about it. And the price is a bit hard to swallow considering what you’re getting for it.

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Ken Robichaud | July 28th, 2014 | LEGO Super Heroes, Marvel Comics, News

[SDCC] Guardians Of The Galaxy Get A Sequel in 2017

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Marvel’s confidence is growing everyday. This time they’ve already announced the sequel to GotG a week before it hits theaters and it’s the movie most considered to be their longshot. I personally can’t wait and will be going opening weekend so expect a review early next week. James Gunn has confirmed he will write the screenplay and direct, but with a sequel due July 28th, 2017, they’ll need something to keep the audiences warm for the next 3 years…

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… so, they also confirmed the previously leaked animated series with a 60 second animation test at the con. There isn’t much info on the show yet, but we’ll update that as it pops up.

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Until then, you can enjoy these latest character posters and get hyped up for the film this weekend.

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Ken Robichaud | July 28th, 2014 | DC Universe, LEGO Super Heroes

[SDCC] Behind The Scenes Of LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

Ravenously waiting for the upcoming installment of LEGO Batman, well maybe this chat with the cast behind the game will quench that desire for a bit. You’ll watch it just for West though… and a great look at WW’s new invisible jet and a better classic Batmobile.

Ken Robichaud | July 28th, 2014 | LEGO Super Heroes, Marvel Comics, News

[SDCC] Age Of Ultron Posters Complete The Big Picture

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The final two pieces of the puzzle complete the huge poster of Ultron’s coming out party. The picture of Cap’s cracked shield below (courtesy of SHH) shows this battle may not go as well as the first time the band got together.

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Ace Kim | July 28th, 2014 | News, The LEGO Movie

[SDCC] Images of The LEGO Exclusive Unikitty

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The picture above is actually the back of front of the package. The Unikitty set still uses the same clamshell packaging with the bubble, but because of the way the card was designed, they flipped it around and put the bubble in the back.

The print on the inside of the cardboard is different as well. It’s not an image of Unikitty like the three minifigures before her, but it is the instructions on how to put her together. It would have been nice to have a print of some part of Cloud Cuckoo Land instead though and maybe put the assembly instructions on the back next to the legal text.

Unikitty does indeed come with two faces. Clearly this guy had no idea what he was talking about. The Cutesy Kitty face is probably my most favorite between all versions of her.

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Speaking of Unikitty, did anyone make it to the LEGO Movie panel? I decided to abandon ship early to beat traffic and see my babies sooner rather than later.

Ace Kim | July 27th, 2014 | DC Universe, LEGO Super Heroes, News

[SDCC] LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Gameplay Demo

Yesterday at the LEGO booth, Warner Bros. Interactive was demoing a part of the upcoming LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham video game. It looks to be pretty similar to the LEGO games before. The demo showed us the inside of the Batcave from the classic television series. Batman, Robin, and Alfred work together to construct the Batmobile. After that, the demo continues and showcases some of the unlockable, playable characters that are in the game. Like the LEGO Marvel Super Heroes game before it, Beyond Gotham touts a roster of 150 characters for you to unlock. Adam West is the character in peril this time around like Stan Lee was for the Marvel game.

If you pre-order the game from Gamestop, you will get a LEGO Plastic Man as a bonus. The game comes out later this year for all current gaming systems including PS3 and Xbox 360, but not for Wii.

Ace Kim | July 27th, 2014 | DC Universe, LEGO Super Heroes, News, The LEGO Movie

[SDCC] A LEGO Nerd’s Choice of Panels: Sunday Programming

Lots of good stuff today and they all have the word LEGO in the title, so you KNOW it’s all official like! If you’re not stuck in that line for Unikitty, here’s some other things you’ll want to be present for:

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Ace Kim | July 27th, 2014 | DC Universe, LEGO Super Heroes, News

[SDCC] More Images of 76025 Green Lantern vs. Sinestro

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This might be a waste of bandwidth posting these images. After all, 76025 Green Lantern vs. Sinestro is a small $19.99 set consisting of three minifigs, a small ship, and some kind of chamber looking thing. It’s not very complicated and the pictures we’ve seen so far in the announcement post are pretty much all you’d need to see. Still, if you want to see them, you know what to do.

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